Using Minecraft to build more intelligent technology

AI researchers are always keen to have new playgrounds to develop their ideas in. To this end, Microsoft has announced Project Malmoa platform developed by Katja Hofmann and her colleagues in Microsoft’s Cambridge, UK, lab … Project Malmo allows computer scientists to use the world of Minecraft as a testing ground for conducting research designed to improve artificial intelligence.The Microsoft blog recently reported on the aims of the project and it looks interesting.

from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/2016/07/using-minecraft-to-build-more.html

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About driwatson
I'm a New Zealand author, computer scientist and blogger specialising in Artificial Intelligence. I also have an interest in the history of computing and have just written a popular science book called "The Universal Machine - from the dawn of computing to digital consciousness."

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